Otago Community Trust assistance to attend conference 2019


Attention all nurses, midwives, allied health professionals, practice managers and senior administration staff in rural hospitals, rural general practices or a primary maternity unit within the Otago Region.

Otago Community Trust (OCT) is generously sponsoring up to 10 rural health professionals from the Otago region to attend the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s National Rural Health Conference in Blenheim from 4 – 7 April, 2019.

OCT will sponsor each successful applicant with up to $1,000 including GST to go towards the cost of registration, accommodation and/or flights to attend the conference. Any expenses outside of this cannot be claimed.

Applicants must:

·       Be currently employed as a nurse, midwife, allied health professional, practice manager or senior administrator in either a rural hospital, rural General Practice or primary maternity unit within the Otago Region

·       As a condition of accepting the scholarship applicants must agree to supplying the Trust with a report, within one month of the conclusion of the conference

·       Provide full receipts of registration, accommodation and/or flights in order to be reimbursed up to the value of $1,000 including GST.

Application forms are available below and must be submitted to Charlotte Emery, Conference Innovators, PO Box 7191, Sydenham, Christchurch or by email to charlotte@conference.nz. Applications should be received no later than Monday, 11 February, 2019.

Successful applicants will be notified by email, no later than 5pm, Friday, 14 February, 2019. Details on how to submit receipts for reimbursement will be sent at this time.

To access the application form click HERE.